• Auto barge on fire in Victoria's Gorge Waterway
Auto barge on fire in Victoria's Gorge Waterway

No injuries have been reported. Victoria fire crews are now fighting a fire at a vehicle barge on the Gorge Waterway. Firefighters were fighting the blaze from the shore as well as from a fire boat. After arriving on the scene Bruce said crews got their ladders set up before transitioning into a more substantial pumping system by bringing in anot...

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  • Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill
Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

Medicaid will still be cut-it'll just happen farther into the future. Heller spoke at a news conference in Las Vegas with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican who has also assailed the House and Senate health care bills for cutting Medicaid.

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  • Gulf countries order Qatar to close Al-Jazeera and other outlets
Gulf countries order Qatar to close Al-Jazeera and other outlets

The list of demands was presented to Qatar by Kuwait who is trying to act as an intermediary between the two parties. The dispute is a big test for the United States, which has a large base in Qatar housing the headquarters of its Middle East air power and 11,000 troops.

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  • Pelosi Bares The Brunt Of Dems' Georgia Loss
Pelosi Bares The Brunt Of Dems' Georgia Loss

President Donald Trump taunted Nancy Pelosi in a tweet Thursday as Republicans and some Democrats have pinned the loss of the special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District on the House minority leader. Progressive Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., a freshman who has expressed frustration with Pelosi and party's platforms in the past, a...

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  • Pelosi under fire from Democrats: 'It's time for her to go'
Pelosi under fire from Democrats: 'It's time for her to go'

In December, Pelosi stated that she doesn't think Democratic voters actually want a new direction, but now even Democratic lawmakers are starting to disagree with her. "Do you think people went to the polls and said, 'Oh my God, we've got to stop Nancy Pelosi?' I don't think so", said Rep. John Larson , D-Conn.

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  • Nancy Pelosi defends leadership role, but some Texas Democrats grow restless
Nancy Pelosi defends leadership role, but some Texas Democrats grow restless

I have enormous respect for her. "It's fair to say nearly every cent has been raised through the prism of, 'we need to hold the Republican majority to prevent Nancy Pelosi from passing her far-left agenda, '" said Jesse Hunt, a spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee - the House GOP's campaign arm.

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  • Britain caves in to European Union demand on first day of Brexit talks
Britain caves in to European Union demand on first day of Brexit talks

At one point, officials took a short break to smile and pose for photographs holding gifts. "Tory David Davis has crumbled on the very first day of Brexit negotiations, as he was forced to agree to the EU's timetable", wrote the Daily Mirror, a left-leaning tabloid.

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  • House Democrat Calls Ossoff Loss a 'Wake-up Call' for Party
House Democrat Calls Ossoff Loss a 'Wake-up Call' for Party

The Democrats had portrayed each of the races as a referendum on Trump's scandal-plagued presidency. "I think we do need a bolder economic platform that speaks to wage stagnation and the need for new jobs ... Turns out, both sides can be right this time. Ossoff performed far better than Democrats have recently. "Nancy Pelosi is not the only rea...

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  • Perez Defends Pelosi Against Calls for Her to Step Down
Perez Defends Pelosi Against Calls for Her to Step Down

So while Pelosi took heat from some party colleagues after Democrat Jon Ossoff lost his bid for a Georgia House seat, and found herself grilled hard by reporters at her weekly press conference Thursday, she will survive. The fact that the Democratic and Republican establishments and the media were surprised by the result only tells us that th...

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  • Shut Al-Jazeera, block Iran, or it's a divorce, Doha
Shut Al-Jazeera, block Iran, or it's a divorce, Doha

Following the diplomatic cut-off with Qatar by the Saudi-led alliance, the country has been criticized for its support of groups including the Muslim Brotherhood , which is outlawed in Egypt , Bahrain , Saudi and the United Arab Emirates (UAE.) According to a report in the Financial Times of London, Qatar recently was given a list of 13 dem...

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  • Israel Starts Work on New Settlement Regardless of US Peace Efforts
Israel Starts Work on New Settlement Regardless of US Peace Efforts

Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Kushner and Greenblatt will hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and other senior officials during the trip. "After decades, I have the honour to be the first prime minister to build a settlement in Judea and Samaria", Netanyahu said, calling the W...

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  • France's Macron Sees No Legitimate Successor to Syria's Assad
France's Macron Sees No Legitimate Successor to Syria's Assad

BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday that EU citizens will not be immediately kicked out of Britain when it leaves the union and says their fate will be a top priority in Brexit negotiations — prompting guarded praise from other EU leaders at a tense time for the continent.

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  • Ashford Hospitality Prime (AHP) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.35
Ashford Hospitality Prime (AHP) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.35

Envestnet Asset Mgmt Inc holds 21,631 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. now has a P/E ratio of 19.32 and the market cap of the company is 278.12M. KRV Capital LP acquired a new stake in shares of Ashford Hospitality Prime during the third quarter worth about $5,832,000. The ex-dividend date will be Wednesday the 29...

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  • Cruz, Cornyn Split On GOP Senate Healthcare Bill
Cruz, Cornyn Split On GOP Senate Healthcare Bill

It is simply not the answer. But Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president at the consulting firm Avalere Health, says the bill bases its tax credits on lower-quality insurance."If you're paying a similar percentage of income, you're getting a less generous product under this new plan", she says.

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  • Should the Democrats Replace Nancy Pelosi Just Because She's Extremely Unpopular?
Should the Democrats Replace Nancy Pelosi Just Because She's Extremely Unpopular?

Where do we want to go as a party? Many Democrats hope to harness that energy during the 2018 mid-terms, when the entire House will be up for re-election. "We showed the world that in places where no one thought it was even possible we could fight (that) we could fight", Ossoff told supporters. The Republican was expected to win, though the rac...

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  • Nancy Pelosi is Now Officially on Cher's Bad Side
Nancy Pelosi is Now Officially on Cher's Bad Side

In Georgia , Democrat Ossoff was a 30-year-old former congressional aide going up against a veteran pol in Handel, who was a former secretary of state and former chair of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. On that point, Ryan agreed that the Democrats need to focus less on President Donald Trump and more on economic issues. The apparent...

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  • Rep. Tim Ryan: Time to Change the 'Toxic Democratic Brand'
Rep. Tim Ryan: Time to Change the 'Toxic Democratic Brand'

After she was re-elected Democratic leader, the Republican National Committee unfurled a banner that read "Hire Pelosi" outside its headquarters. Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race.

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  • Hope Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out, Would Be 'Very Bad' for GOP
Hope Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out, Would Be 'Very Bad' for GOP

Pelosi didn't give names when she referred to those who want her to step aside, but she called out those chose to go on television to criticize her, saying "have your fun". Ryan, Pelosi's opponent last fall, said that Pelosi's continued role as the GOP's favorite bogeyman makes it "a heck of a lot harder" for Democrats as they try to notch victorie...

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  • Congressman Tim Ryan questions Democrat leadership
Congressman Tim Ryan questions Democrat leadership

Vela said he believes if the party sticks with the Pelosi in the top slot, it will hurt the efforts in the kinds of districts they need to flip to win back control of the House in 2018. Front page of Silicon Valley's paper, The Mercury News of San Jose, "THE PELOSI PROBLEM: Some fault minority leader for losses", by Casey Tolan: "Some of the to...

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  • Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill
Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

Obama weighed in on Facebook . His biggest concern involves dismantling the Medicaid expansion he enacted in Louisiana, which has given insurance coverage to 430,000 people. "And small tweaks over the course of the next couple weeks, under the guise of making these bills easier to stomach, can not change the fundamental meanness at the core of thi...

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